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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1981

Nominated
Oscar
Best Costume Design
Anna Senior

Golden Globes, USA 1981

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Foreign Film
Australia

BAFTA Awards 1981

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Judy Davis
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Judy Davis

Australian Cinematographers Society 1981

Won
Cinematographer of the Year
Donald McAlpine

Australian Film Institute 1979

Won
AFI Award
Best Film
Margaret Fink
Best Director
Gillian Armstrong
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eleanor Witcombe
Best Achievement in Production Design
Luciana Arrighi
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Anna Senior
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Donald McAlpine
Nominated
AFI Award
Best Actress in a Lead Role
Judy Davis
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Aileen Britton
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Wendy Hughes
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Patricia Kennedy
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Robert Grubb

Cannes Film Festival 1979

Nominated
Palme d'Or
Gillian Armstrong

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1980

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Foreign Film
Australia. Tied with The Tin Drum (1979).

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1981

Won
Special Achievement Award
Gillian Armstrong
For her directing debut.

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